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The purpose of this Practice Note is to provide a general understanding of the offences under section 1, 2 and 6 of the Bribery Act 2010 (BA 2010). It...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Kane of Carmelite Chambers 9th Nov
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This Practice Note lists high-risk third countries identified by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), HM Treasury and the European Commission as...
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9th Nov
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Jurisdictions coveredThe following jurisdictions are covered in this report:Albania; Australia; Austria; Belgium; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Brazil;...
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9th Nov
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1DefinitionsModern Slavery Policy•means the Customer's anti-slavery and human trafficking policy as set out in Schedule [insert] as updated by the...
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9th Nov
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Source of funds and wealth was a key focus of the SRA’s Preventing Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism thematic review, published in March...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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9th Nov
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DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note sets out when organisations must appoint a nominated officer, the duties of the nominated officer and practical steps nominated...
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9th Nov

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1Introduction1.1The decision as to whether to allow partial or full-time homeworking in relation to any given role rests with management, both in...
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5th Dec
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1Introduction1.1This policy sets out an overview of the Company’s arrangements for ensuring we meet our health and safety obligations to our staff and...
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5th Dec
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Government guidance for England is that office workers who can work from home should work from home. This applies both during the period of national...
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Produced in partnership with Melanie O'Brien of DG Legal 4th Dec
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STOP PRESS (2/12/20): The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers) (England) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1374 made on 30 November and...
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2nd Dec
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STOP PRESS (2/12/20): The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers) (England) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1374 made on 30 November and...
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2nd Dec
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1IntroductionThis coronavirus (COVID-19) workplace outbreak management plan records our plans and procedures for action in the event of an outbreak of...
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30th Nov
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1Introduction1.1This risk assessment and plan outlines the health and safety risks we have identified in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19) and...
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30th Nov
Q&As
The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR), SI 2013/1471 sets out a scheme by which various deaths, injuries...
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Produced in partnership with Jamas Hodivala of Matrix Chambers 28th Nov
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Post 1 October 2013On 1 October 2013, section 69 of the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 (ERRA 2013) came into force. For workplace accidents...
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25th Nov
Q&As
This Q&A considers whether employers should review their workplace first aid arrangements in the light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It...
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29th Sep
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Is there a maximum temperature for a working environment?The short answer is no. There’s no law setting out a maximum working temperature, or...
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29th Sep
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Under section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (HSWA 1974) and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSW Regs...
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28th Sep
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Date of reviewOutcome of reviewCorrective actionResponsibilityTimesc...
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27th Sep
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As a result of our risk assessment, we have decided to prioritise some more urgent actions and these are docu...
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27th Sep
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This flowchart shows our procedures for deal

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27th Sep
Practice notes
What is the Health and Safety Executive? The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is the national regulator for work-related health, safety and welfare....
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26th Sep
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GeneralTask being undertaken/Working arrangement[Insert details, eg Fee earner working full time from home]Date of assessment[Insert date]Review...
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26th Sep
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1Introduction1.1Both individual staff members who work alone and their managers have a duty to assess and reduce the risks lone working presents. This...
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26th Sep
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GeneralName of employee[insert name]Handling operations examined[insert, eg collecting and delivering DX, boxing up files for storage]Job titles...
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26th Sep
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1Purpose and responsibility1.1Manual handling is one of the most common causes of injury in the workplace.1.2Injuries caused in this way can often...
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26th Sep

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